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19th Sep 2020

HealthWelfare

We are still in early stages of African swine fever outbreak, says FLI


Germany's National Reference Laboratory for African swine fever (ASF) has warned that the country's outbreak is still in its early stages. 

18th Sep 2020

NPANews

Straw shortages and rising prices hit pig producers


Pig producers across the country are suffering from straw shortages and high prices on the back of this summer’s poor harvest.

17th Sep 2020

Brussels

Changes to animal export identification and other export rules


Businesses involved in the export of live animals are reminded that the way the animals are identified will change next year. 

16th Sep 2020

HealthWelfare

Participants wanted for biosecurity study


APHA is looking for participants from the UK for a new EU-funded study on the cost-effectiveness of biosecurity on pig farms.

15th Sep 2020

HealthWelfare

More wild boar test positive for ASF in Brandenburg state


Five more wild boar in the German state of Brandenburg have tested positive for African swine fever (ASF). 

15th Sep 2020

HealthWelfare

GB breeding herd shows performance gains


The GB breeding herd has achieved significant performance gains over the past 12 months, the latest data from Agrosoft shows. 

14th Sep 2020

HealthWelfare

China and other non-EU countries ban pork from Germany


China has banned pork imports from Germany, following confirmation of African swine fever in wild boar close to the Polish border on Thursday.

11th Sep 2020

Brussels

NPA welcomes UK-Japan trade deal


The NPA has welcomed confirmation of a new Free Trade Agreement between the UK and Japan that could potentially boost pork exports. 

11th Sep 2020

HealthWelfare

Germany takes steps to limit African swine fever spread


The German authorities are putting plans into place plans to minimise the impact of African swine fever on the feral and domestic pig herds. 

10th Sep 2020

HealthWelfare

German ASF outbreak could have knock-on effect in UK


Confirmation of Germany's first case of African swine fever (ASF) could have a significant impact on the wider market.